These are the top 10 most affordable homes currently available in Edinburgh, according to ESPC.
Ranging in price from £43,000 to £110,000, these properties are on the market now, dotted all around the city. Nine of the 10 properties are flats, with the other a one-bedroom ‘park home’. Some of the properties are part-ownership and some are part of elderly accommodation complexes, while others are flats in need of some renovation work to breathe new life into them.
5. 16/3 Calder Grove, Sighthill
Currently available at offers over £99,999, this ground floor two-bedroom apartment, now in need of modernisation, features manicured communal grounds, a welcoming hallway, a useful box room, bright lounge, separate kitchen, two double bedrooms and a shower room. To view this property, call Warners on 0131 668 0440. Photo: ESPC
Currently on the market at offers over £100,000, this property has double glazed windows and electric heating and offers spacious, well-maintained accommodation with excellent storage. The complex is factored by Hanover Scotland with an age restriction of 60 years old or over, however a partner may be 55 years of age. The property can be purchased by anyone if the resident(s) who will live there meet the age criteria.
The accommodation includes a main door leading up the well-proportioned living room with a neutral décor fireplace. You will also find a fitted kitchen with plenty of storage and space for a full range of appliances, a spacious double bedroom with integrated storage; and finally, a three piece bathroom suite.
Early internal viewing of this lovely apartment is essential to fully appreciate both the generous accommodation full of potential on offer and the unique setting of this lovely retirement community.
To view this property, contact McEwan Fraser Legal. Photo: ESPC
Currently on the market at offers over £100,000, this ground floor one bedroom property is in need of renovation, however has generous proportions and large private garden to the front and rear and would be perfect for a first time buyer, downsizer or buy to let investor.
The accommodation comprises of an entrance hallway with two useful storage cupboards. A large living/dining room with a chimney suitable for a gas fire and Edinburgh press. Self contained kitchen in need of upgrade, looking onto the back garden. A large double bedroom offering ample room for sideboards and storage cupboards. Bathroom with three-piece suite and shower over the bath. There is gas central heating and double glazing throughout. Outside, there is a large well kept garden and rear of the property along with a communal drying area and a large outdoor store. On-street parking. *Strictly sold as seen, no warranties given for systems or appliances*
To view this property, call 0131 253 2338. Photo: ESPC
Available for a fixed price of £105,000, this bright and tastefully-presented, one-bedroom, fourth-floor (top) retirement flat, is set within a purpose-built development. With a light west-facing aspect, located on a quiet side street, in the cosmopolitan Newington area, just south of Edinburgh city centre. Comprises an entrance hallway, a living/dining room, a kitchen, a double bedroom, and a shower room. Features include an integrated kitchen, a fitted bathroom suite, electric storage heating, double glazing and a walk-in hall store.
Applicants must be capable of independent living and must be over 60/65 years old; single occupancy: over 60 year old if a woman and over 65 years old if a man; double occupancy: as above but the second occupier must be over 55 yrs old.
To view this property, call MOV8: 0131 253 2982. Photo: ESPC